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NLRB POSTER RULE DELAYED

The District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals has enjoined the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) from implementing its posting requirement rule, which was scheduled to go into effect on April 30, 2012. The rule would have required employers, regardless of whether their workforce is unionized, to post a notice of employees’ rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).

The Court of Appeals issued the temporary injunction due to conflicting decisions issued at the District Court level as to whether or not the NLRB has the authority to implement the rule. The NLRB has posted on its website, “The rule, which had been scheduled to take effect on April 30, 2012, will not take effect until the legal issues are resolved. There is no new deadline for the posting requirement at this time.” More…